After a trying first week where he chased away the yellow jersey without being able to endorse it, Wout van Aert wanted to play his card in the sprint this Tuesday during the 10th stage between Albertville and Valence. A good idea for the Belgian champion who finished second behind the untouchable Mark Cavendish.
“It was a very fast sprint. The finish was quite technical and it was fun“, reacted van Aert at the microphone of Jérôme Helguers.”I was very well positioned thanks to Mike Teunissen, he did a great job. I got in the wheel of Mark Cavendish who is the strongest in this Tour. I don’t think I must have any regrets. Maybe I could have thrown a little earlier but with the wind I thought it was better to wait. “
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